Iowa’s Attorney General declines to participate in Governor’s legal actions on abortion

Iowa AG Miller

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Contact: Lynn Hicks | chief of staff | 515-281-6699 | lynn.hicks@ag.iowa.gov | AG Miller declines to participate in governor’s legal actions on abortion ‘I doubt that I can zealously assert the state’s position’ DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement regarding Planned Parenthood v. Kim…

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For Immediate Release: Statement on Dobbs Ruling 

June 24, 2022 Today is the day we ended the federal abortion law, and Roe vs. Wade was finally and completely overturned. After nearly 50 years, we are righting an egregious wrong. A wrong to the magnitude of slavery and the Holocaust. The scourge of abortion has plagued our country for half a century and…

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Final legislative update of the 2022 session

non-partisan

The Legislature adjourned the 2022 Session of the 89th General Assembly on May 25, 2022. The MOMS Act:  It was included in House File 2578, the human services budget bill. Iowa MOMS will receive $500,000 to help pro-life agencies support pregnant women and new moms with baby essentials and counseling. The funding was not included…

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Great News! The MOMS bill passed.

Iowa Moms Bill

The Iowa More Options for Maternal Support (MOMS) Act will ensure that every pregnant woman in Iowa has access to meaningful assistance and support when she needs it most. When faced with a crisis pregnancy, many women fear if they choose life for their baby they won’t be able to find needed social services, family…

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Clarifying Roe v Wade

clarifying Roe v Wade

Many people believe that abortion will be illegal should the Supreme Court overturn Roe v Wade. No, that is not what will happen. Abortion will still be legal. The matter will simply return to the states where voters can regulate abortion via their state legislators. Interestingly, 79% of all voters DO want abortion regulated in…

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Senator Schumer calls for abortion-on-demand roll call vote today

Chuck Schumer

One of the most deceitfully-named bills in Senate history is up for a vote again today. Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer is bringing the ‘Women’s Health Protection Act’ to the Senate floor for another vote, despite failing in a February 28th vote. Schumer is forcing the vote in reaction to the leaked Supreme Court draft…

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Certificate of Nonviable Birth

Certificate of Nonviable Birth

On Wednesday, the Iowa Legislature gave final approval to SF 577, a bill that would allow mothers who go through a miscarriage to receive a “nonviable birth” certificate for their child, recognizing that child’s humanity and existence. The bill was inspired by successful programs in Nebraska and Florida and originally suggested by Kristen Stiffler, an…

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Action Alert!

Action alert

Your action is needed today!  Pregnant women and new moms deserve more access to meaningful assistance and support when they need it most. A Senate Appropriations subcommittee has passed Senate File 2354, the Iowa MOMS (More Options for Maternal Support) bill. The bill is a priority of Pulse Life Advocates and the Coalition of Pro-Life Leaders.…

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Scenes from the Iowa Supreme Court today

Iowa Supreme Court

By Maggie DeWitte, Executive Director Pulse Life Advocates Summary: • Chuck Hurley The Family Leader – filed an amici brief • Sam Langholz Assistant Attorney General  • Chris Schandevel Legal Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom – filed an amici brief • Alan Ostergren Chief Counsel The Kirkwood Institute – filed an amici brief (wasn’t at…

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